The 8(a) STARS II, a small business set-aside GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. The contract has a $10 Billion program ceiling with a five-year base period and one five-year option. The 8(a) STARS II functional areas correspond to four North American Industry Codes (NAICS). For each FA, the work examples in the bulleted list under each NAICS code description are representative, not all inclusive. Functional Area 1 – NAICS 541511 – Custom Computer Programming Services; Functional Area 2 – NAICS 541512 – Computer Systems Design Services; Functional Area 3 – NAICS 541513 – Computer Facilities Management Services; Functional Area 4 – NAICS 541519 – Other Computer Related Services. TISTA, as a Prime, has access to all four Functional Areas across both Constellation I and II.
On this vehicle TISTA holds all four functional areas, which are:
- Custom Computer Programming Services
- Computer Systems Design Services
- Computer Facilities Management Services
- Other Computer Related Services
Two Separate Constellations:
8(a) STARS II industry partners are classified in two constellations. Industry partners in both constellations have competitive pricing and technical proficiency. Constellation II also includes industry partners with an additional industry credential, such as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) or ISO 9001 (Quality Management System). TISTA is part of both constellations.
Potential for Directed Task Orders:
8(a) STARS II allows for directed task orders up to $4 Million, including options. Orders more than $4 Million must be competed among the industry partners in your chosen constellation and functional area.
Multiple Type of Task Orders:
8(a) STARS II offers fixed price, time and materials, labor hour, and blended task order types; providing greater flexibility in procuring IT service solutions to meet clients’ requirements.